CFAR Mucosal Immunology Group Awards


We are excited to announce that four of our CFAR members received 2017 CFAR Mucosal Immunology Group (MIG) Awards!  This award program is made possible by the inter-CFAR MIG, which is administered by the Duke University CFAR.  Funding is provided by the NIH Office of AIDS Research and the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research. 


Jennifer Lund, PhD
Associate Member, Fred Hutch
Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, University of Washington
Single-cell analysis: Defining the best approach to characterize tissue transcriptome in international studies

Florian Hladik, MD, PhD
Research Associate Professor, School of Medicine
University of Washington
Adaptation of a novel multiplexed ddPCR assay to quantify latent HIV infection in the mucosa

Kim Woodrow, PhD
Associate Professor, Bioengineering
University of Washington
A nonhuman primate polarized tissue explant model to evaluate HIV oral vaccination strategies

Antje Heit, PD, PhD (Co-PI)
Associate, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
Marta Bull, PhD (Co-PI)
Research Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's
Development of a multiplexed staining assay to study HIV reservoirs in the cervix